Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research probes why COVID-19 seems to spare young children

Lung disease experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and their colleagues have determined a key factor as to why COVID-19 appears to infect and sicken adults and older people preferentially while seeming to spare ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can we apply these lessons from South Korea to vanquish COVID-19?

South Korea is a standout in the current battle against COVID-19, largely due to its widespread testing and contact tracing; however, key to its innovation is publicly disclosing detailed information on the individuals who ...

Oncology & Cancer

Clinical trial shows promising new treatment for rare blood cancer

Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer that develops from lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). It has many subtypes. A rare subtype, called intravascular large B-cell lymphoma (or IVLBCL) is notably hard to diagnose accurately ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Treatment of chloroquine poisoning

Research by Bangor University's Professor Dyfrig Hughes has provided important evidence on the safety of treatments that are being tested for use in COVID-19.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Group B strep and having a baby: what pregnant women need to know

Group B streptococcal (GBS) is a common bacteria that likes to live in the human gut and migrate down the rectum, vagina and sometimes to the urinary tract. Not everyone has GBS but even if you do, you might not know it; ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID analysis platform tracks data about COVID-19 worldwide

OSCOVIDA, the Open Science COVID Analysis website is now online at http://oscovida.github.io. The platform collects and shows analysis plots of COVID19 cases and deaths to better understand the time development of the pandemic ...

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